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1. Young Adult (2011)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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71 Metascore

Soon after her divorce, a fiction writer returns to her home in small-town Minnesota, looking to rekindle a romance with her ex-boyfriend, who is now happily married and has a newborn daughter.

Writer: Diablo Cody | Director: Jason Reitman | Stars: Charlize Theron, Patrick Wilson, Patton Oswalt, Elizabeth Reaser

Votes: 59,852

2. Mercury Rising (1998)

R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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Shadowy elements in the NSA target a nine-year old autistic savant for death when he is able to decipher a top secret code.

Writers: Ryne Douglas Pearson, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal | Director: Harold Becker | Stars: Bruce Willis, Miko Hughes, Alec Baldwin, Chi McBride

Votes: 49,757

3. Life Goes On (1989–1993)

60 min | Drama

7.1
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A TV-series about the life of the Thachers, especially "Corky", that has Down syndrome but goes to ordinary school ("mainstreaming). We get into their problems and joys. Drew Thacher's ... See full summary »

Creator: Michael Braverman | Stars: Bill Smitrovich, Patti LuPone, Chris Burke, Kellie Martin

Votes: 1,381

4. The Horse Boy (2009)

Unrated | 93 min | Documentary

7.3
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64 Metascore

OVER THE HILLS AND FAR AWAY chronicles the journey of the Isaacson family as they travel through Mongolia in search of a mysterious shaman who they believe can heal their autistic son. This... See full summary »

Director: Michel Orion Scott | Stars: Rupert Isaacson, Kristin Neff, Rowan Isaacson, Kendal Stewart

Votes: 556

5. Autism: The Musical (2007)

94 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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Follows five autistic children as they work together to create and perform a live musical production.

Director: Tricia Regan | Stars: Hillary Aaron, Joe Aaron, Adam, Conroe Brooks

Votes: 602

6. Wretches & Jabberers (2011)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

7.9
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63 Metascore

In 'Wretches & Jabberers and Stories from the Road', two men with autism embark on a global quest to change prevailing attitudes about disability and intelligence. With limited speech, ... See full summary »

Director: Gerardine Wurzburg | Stars: Larry Bissonnette, Tracy Thresher

Votes: 76

7. Nursery University (2008)

90 min | Documentary

6.7
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Documentary about disparate NYC parents' efforts to get their children into "feeder preschools," private institutions that claim to set youngsters on the track to admission into Ivy league colleges.

Writer: Marc H. Simon | Directors: Marc H. Simon, Matthew Makar

Votes: 236

8. Yellow (II) (2014)

130 min | Drama, Family, Sport

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The story explores a mother daughter relationship and developmental disability and behavior of a child.Film is about Gauri Gadgil, a special needs child, who also plays herself in the film.

Writers: Ambar Hadap, Mahesh Limaye, Ganesh Pandit, Kshitij Thakur | Director: Mahesh Limaye | Stars: Gauri Gadgil, Hrishikesh Joshi, Manoj Joshi, Mrinal Kulkarni

Votes: 34

9. The Class of Miss MacMichael (1979)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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In the tradition of classic classroom dramas such as "To Sir, With Love," comes the story of dedicated teacher Conor MacMichael (Glenda Jackson), who tries to reach out and give to her ... See full summary »

Writers: Sandy Hutson, Judd Bernard | Director: Silvio Narizzano | Stars: Glenda Jackson, Oliver Reed, Michael Murphy, Rosalind Cash

Votes: 294

10. Clockwork Mice (1995)

100 min | Drama

6.4
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A special needs education teacher is having a special relation with one of his pupils by their common hobby: running. Until fate strikes.

Writer: Rod Woodruff | Director: Vadim Jean | Stars: Ian Hart, Catherine Russell, Rúaidhrí Conroy, Art Malik

Votes: 249

11. This Is My Son (1977 TV Movie)

Drama

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Writer: Allan Sloane | Director: Lynwood King | Stars: Carolee Campbell, Joel Colodner, Maurice Copeland, Donald Gantry

12. Only God Could Hear Me (2011)

66 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.5
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A sincere, heartfelt, and sometimes comedic look at four people with disabilities, and the story of the Minspeak AAC system.

Director: Colin Sander | Stars: Bruce Baker, Chris Klein, Jennifer Lowe, Lucas McCarty

Votes: 10

13. Osman og Jeppe (2009– )

16 min | Family

8.5
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Stars: Esben Pretzmann, Peder Thomas Pedersen, Pernille Lyneborg, Brian Lykke

Votes: 19

14. Amuma, Hands for Nobody (2005)

Documentary, Short

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Director: John Paul Seniel

15. Two Dads (1998)

44 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Ko Van Reenen

16. Junk Drawer (2002)

Drama, Short

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The underlying problem in education today, is that try as they may, a student can never fail: HE WILL GRADUATE. The trials and the heartaches of a special education teacher show the ...

Writer: Daniel E. Forsee | Director: Javier Reyna | Stars: Julie Frame, Jason Brown, Ed Maudlin, Tiffany Wilson

Votes: 19

17. Ride a Wave (2010)

8 min | Documentary, Short, Family

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The story of one man's dream, the people that helped it become a reality, and the compelling spirit of the community known as Surf City.

Director: Rocky Romano | Star: Danny Cortazzo

18. Golden Palm Project (2010)

22 min | Documentary, Short

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Writer: Peter Ringgaard | Director: Peter Ringgaard

19. Broken Bonds: The Jon-Michael Story (2001 Video)

Unrated | 91 min | Documentary

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Director: Brandon | Stars: Jon-Michael, Tammie, Lori, Matthew

20. House M.D. (2004–2012)
Episode: Big Baby (2009)

TV-14 | Drama, Mystery

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House maneuvers against a measured Cameron when she takes over Cuddy's duties, Foreman faces an ethical dilemma, and Cuddy has trouble bonding with the baby.

Creator: David Shore | Director: Deran Sarafian | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Lisa Edelstein, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard

Votes: 863

21. Living Proof (1982–1999)
Episode: Challenging Children Crisis in the Classroom (II) (1997)

Documentary

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